green economy

 
What is social innovation, and why does it matter?
What is social innovation, and why does it matter?
Included in the programme of the 2018 South African Innovation Summit was the Social Innovation Summit, powered by Activate! This is a network that...
Community Conservation and Resilience
Community Conservation and Resilience
South Africa’s greatest constraint is water. In a water-scarce country, planning has to focus on protecting this resource so it benefits the...
Youth Leadership
Youth Leadership
Sometimes programmes have both overwhelming quantitative and quantitative impacts. The World Wide Fund for Nature’s (WWF) “Environmental...
Innovation in construction
Innovation in construction
Architect David Roberts started building and designing with elaborate forts in his sandpit, a forgiving environment. By the time he reached his...
​UFS celebrates excellence through its research hubs
​UFS celebrates excellence through its research hubs
The University of the Free State (UFS) is proud of its research leaders. As of 2018 the UFS has 156 NRF-rated researchers and five Sarchi Research...
IBM aims AI at Africa
IBM aims AI at Africa
Artificial intelligence (AI) has been getting a bad rap lately. It’s been blamed for the way Facebook and Twitter promote fake news on the basis...
Youth participation in the green economy
Youth participation in the green economy
The City of Ekurhuleni is engaging young people in their environmental education centres on projects and initiatives that can assist them in...
Future of employment glows green
Future of employment glows green
The latest Independent Development ­Corporation research projects claim that more than 460 000 jobs could be created by South Africa's green economy — more than by the entire mining industry....
Green economy: Humanity's long, slow suicide
Green economy: Humanity's long, slow suicide
Humankind is committing suicide. We know that unstopped climate change will result in the extinction of our species. We know that our economic...
UK green bank extends R1bn in loans to clean projects
UK green bank extends R1bn in loans to clean projects
Britain's Green Investment Bank (GIB) said it allocated £635-million pounds in funding over its first five months of operation.
Green growth could give SA competitive advantage
Green growth could give SA competitive advantage
The external costs of dirty growth and energy are ignored in current gross domestic product (GDP) calculations. A greener path would take away this...
Green labelling gets red light
Green labelling gets red light
Government attempts to set up a green labelling system to guide consumers and businesses to ecofriendly products were scuppered this week with the...

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